Post Archive

October 22, 2009

Pete, I concur with your sharp analysis -- and the word of caution that nothing is certain in politics. One point you make is especially...

The past week for J Street has been an example of what happens to a political group unable to maintain some semblance of ideological...

Robert Gibbs responded predictably to former Vice President Dick Cheney's criticism that the Obama administration dithers on Afghanistan, answering with an attack on the Bush...

If you blinked, you missed the economic lift from Obama's stimulus plan. Now it's over, according to the administration's top economist: An interesting tidbit from Dr....

Rajiv Chandrasekaran writes in the Washington Post today about the Marines' success in pacifying Nawa in southern Afghanistan -- the same story I mentioned in...

Joe Biden and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk agreed to a new missile-defense deal on Tuesday, touted as the improved replacement for the missile-defense plan...

The most recent data from Gallup is quite interesting. Among the findings: In Gallup Daily tracking that spans Barack Obama's third quarter in office (July 20...

Funny which statements out of Moscow get American media attention. If while clearing his throat, Dmitry Medvedev creates a sound similar to sanctions, the murmur...

I didn't want to devote any more time to this matter, but Matt Yglesias is very upset over what I wrote yesterday. He says: But a...

Predictably, Beijing has retaliated against Barack Obama’s protectionist trade policy. Earlier this week, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce issued a preliminary ruling that puts a...

Mickey Kaus is the latest to explore the White House's seemingly counterproductive Fox vendetta: The official what-we-tell-reporters reasons for the White House War with Fox don't...

The Washington Post's editors report the sentencing of Iranian-American scholar Kian Tajbakhsh to 15 years in prison. They, unlike the feckless White House, see this...